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Wade Steven Samuelson Judge

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAJudicial199607/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2013
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2012
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2012
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWSBA2011
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWSBA2010
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2009
Lawyer of the YearAlliance for Equal Justice - Lewis County Bar Legal Aid2006
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys2003

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
JudgeLewis County District Court2015 - Present
Criminal Justice Adjunct ProfessorCentralia College2008 - 2015
Pro Tem JudgeDistrict and Municipal Courts2003 - 2014
PartnerOlson Althauser Samuelson & Rayan1996 - 2014

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPresident2014 - 2014
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersVice President2012 - 2013
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersSecretary2010 - 2012
Centralia College Criminal Justice Advisory CommitteeCommittee Member2008 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersExecutive Board2007 - 2014
Washington State Bar Association - Criminal Law SectionExecutive Committee2005 - 2011
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2003 - 2014
Thurston County Bar AssociationMember2002 - 2014
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysPatron Member2000 - 2014
Washington State Bar Association - Legal Services to the Armed Forces CommitteeCommittee Member1997 - 2000
Centralia Civil Service CommissionCommissisoner1997 - 2005
Lewis County Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Western District of Washington chapter)Member1996 - Present
Washington State Bar Association - De Novo NewspaperEditorial Advisory Board1996 - 1997

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Defense Magazine (WACDL)Zip It - Top 10 Reasons you should NEVER talk to the cops!2014
Washington Criminal DefenseEffective Jury Selection2011
Washington Criminal DefenseTales from the Criminal Courts: Looking Beyond First Impressions Leads to Acquittal2010
Washington State Bar Association - Criminal Law Section NewsletterCorpus Delicti -- The Gatekeeper to Defendant Confessions2007
Washington State Bar Association - Criminal Law Section NewsletterAutomatic Standing, Alive and Well in Washington State2006

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Regent University LawLawJuris Doctor1996
University of WashingtonEconomicsBachelor of Arts1990

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Legal Services for VeteransFirearm Restoration Process for Veterans2014
Pistol First Steps CourseFirearm Concealed Carry Laws in Washington2013
Personal Protection Outside the HomeFirearm Laws in Washington2013
Personal Protection in the Home CourseUse of Force - Deadly and Non-Deadly2013
Continuing Legal Education SeminarFirearm Rights Restoration2013
CCOG Seniors LuncheonIdentity Theft and Other Scams2013
Continuing Legal EducationAdvanced Training for Criminal Law Legal Assistants2012
Chehalis Kiwanas ClubConcealed Carry Law in Washington2012
Continuing Legal Education SeminarThe Life of a Criminal Case2011
Continuing Legal Education SeminarJury Selection2011
Continuing Legal Education ConferenceEthics for your Criminal Defense Practice2011
Bethel Security Team Training SeminarThe Law of Self-Defense2011
River Ridge High SchoolCriminal Defense in Washington State2010
Criminal Law in the Church SettingMandatory Reporting of Criminal Offenses2009
Continuing Legal Education SeminarStatutory Defenses of the WA Criminal Code2008
Washington State Bar Assoc. Criminal Justice InstituteRepresenting the Defendant in Relapse2007
Life CenterCriminal Law for Juveniles2007
Chehalis Rotary ClubAuction Law in Washington2007
Continuing Legal Education SeminarDepartment of Licensing Suspensions in the DUI Case2006
Twin Cities Rotary ClubWashington's New DUI Laws1999